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Charity Update - 13 February 2018



United Kingdom

Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and developments

12 February 2018

Publicising that you are a charity

OSCR reminds all charities registered in Scotland that they must publicise the fact that they are a charity.


9 February 2018

Help improve guidance for charities working internationally

The Charity Commission is keen to assess whether their guidance meets your needs, is easy to follow and whether it helps charities working in high-risk areas or carrying out higher risk activities.

The Charity Commission

5 February 2018

Safeguarding is a key governance priority for all charities

The Charity Commission says safeguarding should be a priority for all charities, not just those working with groups traditionally considered at risk.

The Charity Commission

1 February 2018

Fundraising Regulator launches updated Public Register

The Fundraising Regulator relaunches its Public Register following several updates designed to improve transparency.

Fundraising Regulator

1 February 2018

Fundraising Regulator launches three-part consultation on the Code of Fundraising Practice

The Fundraising Regulator launches a consultation on the Code of Fundraising Practice that aims to improve standards in relation to complaints handling, online fundraising platforms and TPS Assured Certification.

Fundraising Regulator

1 February 2018

Charity automatic disqualification rules: you can now apply for a waiver

The Charity Commission says that if the new automatic disqualification rules affect you, from 1 February 2018 you can apply for a waiver from the Charity Commission.

The Charity Commission

31 January 2018

Applying online to be a charity – coming soon!

OSCR announces that it is working on the development of an online application for charitable status.


29 January 2018

Charity sector comes together to co-ordinate future response to national critical incidents

The Charity Commission reports that 25 charities, umbrella bodies, fundraising platforms and charity regulators have met to discuss their role in responding to future domestic disasters.

The Charity Commission

26 January 2018

Returning money to charities

The Charity Commission publishes advice for charities that have received donations from The Presidents Club Charitable Trust.

The Charity Commission


24 January 2018

Statement on the President’s Club charity fundraiser

The Fundraising Regulator issues a statement in response to the Financial Times and Newsnight investigation into the President’s Club charity fundraiser.

Fundraising Regulator

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